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Privacy Policy

Last updated: 08 March 2024

This webpage sets out when and how we use your personal information that you or others provide to us.

Who we are

We are Bidshaper Limited, a company registered at Companies House (number 15345226).

Registered address: Bidshaper Limited, Suite 2c, Brosnan House, 175 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, United Kingdom, EN6 1BW

E-mail:info@bidshaper.com

The type of personal information we collect 

We currently collect and process the following information:

  • Personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (for example, name and contact details)

  • Information that you enter into one of our forms (e.g. pre-evaluation form)

 

How we get the personal information and why we have it

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

  • Direct contact made via our website 

  • Completion of a form linked to the website

 

We use the information that you have given us in order to contact you to follow up on an enquiry. 

We do not share this information.

Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are: 

 

(a) Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting info@bidshaper.com

(b) We have a contractual obligation.

(c) We have a legal obligation.

(d) We have a vital interest.

(e) We need it to perform a public task.

(f) We have a legitimate interest.

How we store your personal information 

Your information is securely stored. 

We keep contact information for 3 years. We will then dispose your information by deleting it from all of our databases and/or records.

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information. 

Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete. 

Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances. 

 

Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances. 

Your right to object to processing - You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Please contact us at info@bidshaper.com if you wish to make a request.

How to complain

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at info@bidshaper.com.

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO’s address: 

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk

Cookie Policy

 

This cookie policy explains:

  • Definition: What are cookies?

  • Type of information collected

  • Type of cookies

  • Cookie management

  • Consequences of cookie de-activation

  • Access to information

  • Changes to the cookie policy

  • Contact us
     

DEFINITION – WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small files that hold information which are stored on your computer or device when you visit a website or use an app, sometimes with unique identifiers. This information can be retrieved by the website that placed them there or accessed by websites or apps that have been authorised by the site that placed them there.
 

The term ‘cookie’ within this policy document includes similar technology (including web beacons and log files).
 

For more information on what a cookie is visit: www.allaboutcookies.org

[Please note this is an external website and Bidshaper Ltd is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on this website]
 

TYPE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED

We collect cookies to help us tailor your online experience and to better understand how customers are using our website. Cookies do not read data from your hard drive and you can delete them from your computer at any time. 
 

Here are some examples of how we use the information we collect:

  • Look at the number of visitors on our site and their behaviours

  • To see names of referring websites

  • Identify if this is your first web visit or you are a returning user

  • Make sure information on the website is presented to you in a personalised way

  • Identify your viewing preferences (e.g. size, language etc)

  • We may ‘segment’ users into different ‘audience types’ based on behaviours and interests


Please note that we do not receive your name or e-mail address through cookies.
 

TYPES OF COOKIES

The cookies we use can be grouped into four separate categories:

  • Essential

  • Marketing

  • Personalisation

  • Analytics
     

Essential

These items are required to enable basic website functionality, for example allowing you to be remembered as you explore the site in a single session. They assist with security issues and conforming to regulations.
 

Marketing

These items are used to deliver advertising that is more relevant to you and your interests. They may also be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. Advertising networks usually place them with the website operator’s permission.
 

Personalisation

These items allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language, or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For example, a website may provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing data about your current location.

Analytics

These items help the website operator understand how its website performs, how visitors interact with the site, and whether there may be technical issues. This storage type usually doesn’t collect information that identifies a visitor.

We may from time to time add new services using cookies to our website. We aim to keep cookie information provided as accurate as possible however some services, particularly social networks, change their cookies regularly. We recommend if you are wanting the most up to date information on our cookies that you contact us through: info@bidshaper.com

 

Please note, these cookies may be split into two types:

Session Cookies

Session cookies are created temporarily when a user visits a website. Once the user closes the browser, the session cookie is deleted.

Persistent Cookies

Persistent cookies remain on the user’s device and it re-activated when the user visits the website that created that particular cookie. You can remove these cookies manually.

Your first visit to this website will generate a pop-up header alerting you to cookies and will re-appear only in the event that you change your cookie settings from time to time.

Please also note you can control your cookies manually if you so desire.

For more information on how we collect your data please see our Privacy Policy (above).

The specific cookies collected by this website are as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COOKIE MANAGEMENT

You can restrict, remove or block cookies through your browser settings at any time. You must do this on each browser/device that you visit this site from.

If you require any further information on cookies including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage, delete and turn them off visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org please note these are external websites and Bidshaper Ltd is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on these sites.

You can manage the data collected through Google advertising cookies here: myactivity 

CONSEQUENCE OF COOKIE DE-ACTIVATION

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be to access all or parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our site.

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

You have the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with GDPR.
 

Please make any requests to info@bidshaper.com.
 

CHANGES TO OUR COOKIE POLICY

Any changes we may make to our cookie policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email. Please check back regularly for updates.

This policy version is dated 11 March 2024

CONTACT

Questions, comments and requests regarding this cookie policy are welcomed and should be addressed to info@bidshaper.com

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